Department of Numbers

St. George, Utah Job Growth

There were 65,000 jobs in St George, Utah in November 2017 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 70,110 employed persons for the month. St George lost 200 jobs in November 2017 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 121 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare St George job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey November 2017 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 65,000 -200 +2,900
CPS 70,110 +121 +3,780

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

St George, Utah Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for St George as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for St George, Utah

CES employment for St George peaked in October 2017 at 65,200. Since then 200 jobs have been lost in St George according to the employer survey.

CPS employment in November 2017 for St George is at a new high of 70,110.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through November 2017

St George, Utah Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
November 2017 65,000 -200 70,110 121
October 2017 65,200 200 69,989 73
September 2017 65,000 400 69,916 503
August 2017 64,599 500 69,413 616
July 2017 64,099 199 68,797 53
June 2017 63,900 -199 68,744 -185
May 2017 64,099 499 68,929 461
April 2017 63,600 800 68,468 506
March 2017 62,800 300 67,962 627
February 2017 62,500 100 67,335 858
January 2017 62,400 400 66,477 94
December 2016 62,000 -100 66,383 53